What to do if Google Cloud Print is not working?

Google Cloud Print is a wonderful service which helps you print e-mails, documents or files from any mobile phone or computer that is connected to the Internet. But if you are encountering issues getting Google cloud print to work on your computer, the following step-by-step guide will solve your problem in absolutely no time.

  • As of now, Google cloud print is only compatible with Windows XP, Vista as well as Windows 7. So, the first thing you need to do is, download the latest beta version of Google Chrome as with most Chrome new installs, it takes very little time.
  • Type services.msc in the Run box in order to know the status of Printing services. If it is disabled, correct it.
  • The third step involves making sure that the printer is properly connected to the computer and this can be confirmed by going to the Control Panel -> Devices and Printers. This will list down all the printers connected with your PC.
  • It is now time to setup your network computers with your Google cloud print account by logging in with the same Google account on your phone that you are using with the Chrome browser. This is the most important step as Google cloud print do not work with your Google Apps account.

There you go! You can print a test page and it would work perfectly fine! The fact that you have to use Chrome is the major problem where 90% of the Internet users stuck in who use something else other than Chrome.